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PBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
? in mexico, the debate is raging on whether to ban bullfighting. >> it is still one of the most controversial past times in the americas. bullfighting has been practiced in mexico since the time of the conquistadores, but its days might now be numbered. last year, a proposed ban in the mexican capital only felt at the final hurdle. this time around, the activists are convinced that the legislation will pass. following a partial ban in countries like peru and ecuador, this, the largest bullring in the world in mexico as potential the next site to be closed down. that is something that these fans and the workers here are desperate to avoid. this has been in the hernandez family for five generations. as they run their eye over a possible praetors, they look for speed, strength, and the instinct to charge. the men are very aware that their livelihood is at stake. >> we take care of these animals, is better than we take care of ourselves. there are economic and cultural questions at stake. bullfighting has existed in mexico for more than 500 years. it strikes me as irrational that as a single stro
PBS
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
anywhere. >> but especially california, and j.k., north mexico. -- a.k.a., north mexico. >> is more about his turn, professorial facade. >> with me always is my and burk translator. after the recent town hall debate and the town halt -- the town hall debate -- >> i've got my sweater back. >> when you do make a joke, it has the risk of offending a lot of people. on the iran, most canadians do not care if they have offended you, and that is -- on the other hand, most comedians and do not care if they have offended you. that is where, it gives them strength. >> that is it for our newshour. thanks so much for watching. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses
WETA
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, they confirmed that it was definitely the of the drug kingpin of the most wanted men in mexico. >> of the protocols of unidentified bodies, they carried out a comparative analysis of the bodies. the result was confirmed for those of the national fingerprint database. >> what followed was cause for real dismay among the local authorities. the body was snatched from the funeral home where it was being held, presumably members covering the remains of their leader. the government hoped it would be a positive example of the military strategy has only gone to further illustrate the power that they will then states. the outgoing president will doubtless feel pleased that he is no longer a threat in mexico. a deeply frustrated that the authorities don't have the body to show for it. he is now a shadow of their former self and lack a clear leader. >> more outfalls have still to come on tonight's program, we will have the latest on a meningitis outbreak in the u.s. that has left 11 haitians dead. a secret agent that infiltrated the ira on behalf of british security services says he has b
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, it's doubled since 2005. many blame mexico's drug war, which forced the cartels down into central america. around 80% of cocaine-smuggling flights from the south now touch down in honduras before moving to markets in the united states and europe. >> you have a country in which corruption is deeply set at all levels. then, you have--this is corruption, on one hand, and then, you have drug-related gangs as well involved and getting into police and the military. and then, to have a coup d'etat that tells the military and the police that it's absolutely ok to go above the law, to break the laws, whichever law it is. and you have the situation where we are right now. it's not new. this is not caused by the coup. but it has been worse by the coup. [speaking in spanish] >> radio globo is firmly identified with the anti-coup political opposition in honduras. its journalists follow a radical agenda. the on-air talk is of land rights, corruption, and the links between the authorities and violent crime. [speaking in spanish] >> but talk comes at a price. gilda silverstrucci is one of radio g
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